prefix_replace: prefix_replace

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s)

View source: R/utility_functions.r

Description

Replace series of characters (usually variable names) at the beginning of a character vector.

Usage

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prefix_replace(var_names, prefixes, replacements, toTitle = TRUE, ...)

Arguments

var_names

A character vector, usually variable names

prefixes

A character vector, usually variable prefixes

replacements

A character vector of replacements for the 'prefixes', in the same order as them.

toTitle

Convert results to Title Case? Defaults to TRUE.

...

Other arguments to 'gsub'

Details

Takes a character vector (usually vector of variable names from a summarized or tidied model object), along with a vector of character terms (usually the prefix of a dummy or categorical variable added by R when creating model terms) and strips the latter away from the former. Useful for quickly cleaning variable names for a plot.

Value

A character vector with 'prefixes' terms in 'var_names' replaced with the content of the 'replacement' terms.

Author(s)

Kieran Healy


kjhealy/socviz documentation built on April 22, 2018, 7:13 p.m.